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5 Matching questions

  1. Natal
  2. princely states
  3. tropical dependencies
  4. Boer Republics
  5. white racial supremacy
  1. a Belief in the inherent superiority of whites over the rest of humanity; peaked in the period before world war I
  2. b Ruled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty
  3. c Independent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners
  4. d a port city in northeastern Brazil
  5. e Western European possessions in Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific where small numbers of Europeans ruled large indigenous populations

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Born in 1853, played a major political and economic role in colonial South Africa. He was a financier, statesman, and empire builder with a philosophy of mystical imperialism
  2. Troops that served the British East India Company; recruited from various warlike peoples of India
  3. Three districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay
  4. Kingdom that controlled interior regions of Java in 17th century; Dutch East India Company paid tribute to the kingdom for rights of trade at Batavia; weakness of kingdom after 1670's allowed Dutch to exert control over all of Java
  5. Permanent colonies established through exploration or conquest for the purpose of occupying land and controlling labor

5 True/False questions

  1. Isandhlwana (1879)Battle between the troops of the British east India company and an Indian army under siraj-ud-daula, ruler of Bengal; British victory gave them control of northeast India

          

  2. Robert CliveBritish general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)

          

  3. British rajThe rule over much of South Asia between 1765 and 1947 by the East India Company and then by a British government.

          

  4. White dominionsTroops that served the British East India Company; recruited from various warlike peoples of India

          

  5. Lord Charles CornwallisRuled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty

          

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